Quick Search
Author
Title
Keywords
Special Offerings
Results for: category: [x] "Special Offerings"
Search within these results:
Showing: 1 - 25 (of 78)
Results per page:
Order by:
1.
Pixie Meat

Charles Burns and Gary Panter. Sudbury, MA: Water Row Press, 1990. First Edition. I. Signed by Author and Illustrator, in a unique Folio cover. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Pixie Meat is a stunning book to behold- with captivating artwork by two of the comic art world's best artists and help with the text from novelist Tom Dehaven. Limited to 226 copies total, 200 numbered copies originally for... Item #1037

More Info     Inquire
Price: $400.00
Pixie Meat
2.
La macchina morbida

William S. Burroughs, 2003. Milan, Italy: Adelphi Edizione, 2003. First Italian Edition Thus. Softcover. This Italian translation of The Soft Machine is the first edition issued by this publisher, & is therefore a first edition thus. First published by Olympia Press in Paris in 1961, TSM is another high cut-up production in the wake of Naked Lunch, influenced by Brion Gysin's observation that "writing is fifty years behind painting" in... Item #1611

More Info     Inquire
Price: $65.00
La macchina morbida
3.
Journal for the Protection of All Beings No. 1

San Francisco, California: City Lights Books, 1961. First Edition. Softcover. Journal "We hope we have here an open place where normally apolitical men may speak uncensored upon any subject they feel most hotly & coolly about in a world which politics has made..." (Editors' Statement) This is a landmark production of City Lights Books, publisher of iconic Beat works, most famously Allen Ginsberg's Howl & Lawrence Ferlinghetti's "A Coney Island... Item #1645

More Info     Inquire
Price: $250.00
Journal for the Protection of All Beings No. 1
4.
Ghost of Chance

William S. Burroughs. London, England & New York, NY: Serpent's Tail, 1995. First Edition. This is one of only 125 copies of a limited special edition of William S. Burroughs' "Ghost of Chance" issued concurrently with the first trade edition and signed by William S. Burroughs on the title page. This is copy #103/125. Housed in a black slipcase with black ribbon marker. Featuring b&w reproductions of WSB artworks throughout... Item #1521

More Info     Inquire
Price: $800.00
Ghost of Chance
5.
Free Thought Volume II, Issue II

R. Crumb et. al. Encinitas, CA: FreeThought Publications, 2000. First edition. Periodical. A William S. Burroughs retrospective issue of this literary journal, featuring contributions from James Grauerholtz, Charles and Pamela Plymell, Anne Waldman, Jeffery Weinberg, & yours truly, Arthur S. Nusbaum. My article, "Back at the Pond", is featured in our NewsBeat department. Among the many reproduced artworks is an illustration of WSB by R. Crumb. Produced on newsprint, so... Item #1411

More Info     Inquire
Price: $20.00
Free Thought Volume II, Issue II
6.
Last Words

New York, NY: Grove Press, 2000. Uncorrected Proof. softcover. The Final Journals of William S. Burroughs. These are the last private musings & reflections of William S. Burroughs, written from mid-November 1996 through August 1, 1997, the day before he died. In his poignant introduction that details WSB's life in his twilight years, James Grauerholz writes that the journals "...include successive drafts of several short routines; remarks on books he... Item #1608

More Info     Inquire
Price: $50.00
Last Words
7.
Il biglietto che esplose

Milan, Italy: Adelphi Edizione, 2009. First Italian Edition Thus. Softcover. This Italian translation of The Ticket That Exploded is the first edition issued by this publisher, & is therefore a First Edition Thus. Originally released in 1962 by the legendary Olympia Press in Paris, & with many subsequent editions in the U.S., U.K. & elsewhere, TTTE is a cut-up novel from the period following the breakthrough of Naked Lunch, where... Item #1610

More Info     Inquire
Price: $65.00
Il biglietto che esplose
8.
Le Lettere Dello Yagelan

Milan, Italy: Adelphi Edizione, 2010. First Italian Translation. Softcover. This is the first Italian translation of "The Yage Letters Redux," first published in the U.S. in 2006, a greatly expanded, reorganized edition, edited & with a lengthy, most skullerly introduction by top WSB authority Oliver Harris. A very rare version of the latest & most comprehensive edition of this WSB/AG classic. Text in Italian, translated by Andrew Tanzi. As new... Item #1609

More Info     Inquire
Price: $65.00
Le Lettere Dello Yagelan
9.
Transit No. 24

Coventry, England: The Beat Scene Press, Spring 2011. First Edition. Stapled Wrappers. a little magazine of America's Beat Generation. This is a small UK journal issued by Kevin Ring's Beat Scene Press, which also publishes the larger-format Beat Scene periodical. This issue contains Beat-related articles & poetry by Barry Gifford, Sam Charters, Gael Turnbull, Jack Hirschman, Diane di Prima, Neeli Cherkovsky & others, including a re-publication of my own article... Item #1613

More Info     Inquire
Price: $30.00
Transit No. 24
10.
Smack

Los Angeles, California: Black Sparrow Press, 1972. Limited First Edition. Hardcover. Signed & numbered by Tom Clark, with additional signature on loose prospectus card. This is copy #26/175. A beautiful early production from the acclaimed Black Sparrow Press, this is a collection of poems by Tom Clark, prolific poet, novelist, editor & biographer of Kerouac & others. One of 175 hardcover copies numbered & signed by Clark with introductory notes... Item #1646

More Info     Inquire
Price: $190.00
Smack
11.
Night Song

Illustrator Adrian Brooks. Kathmandu, Nepal: Starstream Editions, 1970s (1974-77). First Printing. 12" x 15 1/2" Broadside mounted on stiff board, in protective shrinkwrap. Signed by Ira Cohen. This is one of the Starstream Editions broadsides published by Ira Cohen (1935-2011) during his sojourn in Kathmandu during the 1970s. The legendary poet, publisher, photographer & filmmaker's career & travels spanned the Beat era & beyond. One of a series of broadsides... Item #1647

More Info     Inquire
Price: $300.00
Night Song
12.
The Beat Generation

New York City, New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1971. First Edition. Hardcover. With signature of Allen DeLoach, previous owner. This is one of the earliest comprehensive studies of the Beat phenomenon, & is still regarded as an important source of information on "The tumultous '50s movement and its impact on today" (subtitle on dust jacket). The author Bruce Cook (1932-2003) interviewed Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, William S. Burroughs & other... Item #1648

More Info     Inquire
Price: $75.00
The Beat Generation
13.
City Lights Books: A Descriptive Bibliography

Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow Press, 1992. First Edition. Hardcover. Signed by Compiler & Publisher This is the limited signed edition of the City Lights Books bibliography compiled by Ralph Cook with an introduction by City Lights Books publisher and poet, Lawrence Ferlinghetti. Issued in hardcover only, this is one of the limited signed copies (30 total). This is Copy P of 26 lettered copies signed by Lawrence Ferlinghetti and Ralph Cook... Item #1089

More Info     Inquire
Price: $250.00
City Lights Books: A Descriptive Bibliography
14.
Alchemical Spring

California, PA: Arthur & Kit Knight, 1979. Limited Edition. 14 1/2" x 22 Broadside. This is copy #57/500. Mounted on stiff board, in protective shrinkwrap. A bold broadside of an illustrated haiku-poem by Gregory Corso (1930-2001), among the first-tier poets of the Beat Generation. An enlarged reproduction of Corso's cursive hand-writing & hand-drawings, the poem in its entirety consists of the underlined title "Alchemical Poem" & "A bluebird alights/upon a.... Item #1685

More Info     Inquire
Price: $150.00
Alchemical Spring
15.
Memorial Program

New York, NY: 2001. First edition. Folded sheets, card. This is the program handed out to audience & participants at the memorial service held for Gregory Corso on March 11, 2001, in New York City. A 4-page booklet on folded card stock, listing participants including Deborah Harry, record producer Hal Wilner, Patti Smith, Ed Sanders, Peter Orlovsky & many others. There is a handwritten correction to his line done by... Item #1455

More Info     Inquire
Price: $150.00
Memorial Program
16.
Characteristically

IIlustrator K. Klopp. Cambridge, Massachusetts: The Pomegranate Press, 1972. Limited Edition. 7 1/2" x 20". Broadside.This is #147/500. Mounted on stiff board, in protective shrinkwrap. An oblong broadside by the poet Robert Creeley (1926-2005), affiliated with the Beats, Black Mountain College & now a sui generis legend in the pantheon of American poetry. Issued in September 1972, signed by the poet & beautifully illlustrated. In fine condition, with only a.... Item #1649

More Info     Inquire
Price: $200.00
Characteristically
17.
Wishes

Tiburon-Belvedere, California: Cadmus Editions, 1982. Limited Edition. 22" x 17 1/2". Broadside. Signed by Robert Creeley. A large broadside by Robert Creeley (1926-2005), in the canon of great American poets. This is No. 74/100 of a limited edition issued in 1982, & is signed by the poet. Beautifully illustrated with a block print by Sally McQuillan that takes up most of the broadside, designed & printed by Graham Mackintosh. In... Item #1650

More Info     Inquire
Price: $300.00
Wishes
18.
"Don't Worry. Everything's Going to be Fine!" (Framed)

R. Crumb. Paris, France: L'Atalier, 1985. First Edition. Framed Art Work. "Don't Worry. Everything's Going To Be Fine!" is a beautiful silkscreen print. Published in France in 1985, this is Copy #191 of an edition of 200 prints numbered and signed by R. Crumb. Printed in 15 colors on heavy rag paper measuring approx. 29" x 26". The image measures 24" x 19" and shows a little man (Crumb alter-ego)... Item #1403

More Info     Inquire
Price: $800.00
"Don't Worry. Everything's Going to be Fine!" (Framed)
19.
Duke of Ook

R. Crumb. Amsterdam, Holland: Oog and Blik, 1996. First edition. Print. The Duke of Ook is a limited edition silkscreen print published in an edition of 150 numbered copies signed by R. Crumb. This is copy# 148/150. This image of piano man Alan Seidler appears in the Crumb Record Cover book. Approx. 24" x 28" and printed in Holland. In very fine condition, with only some creasing along the white... Item #1402

More Info     Inquire
Price: $400.00
Duke of Ook
20.
The R. Crumb Coffee Table Art Book

Northampton, MA: Kitchen Sink Press, 1997. First Edition. Hard Cover in Slipcase. Signed by Author. Still shrinkwrapped. The book and silkscreen print have never been removed from the slipcase. Numbered Deluxe Slipcased Hardcover with a Signed and Numbered Serigraph. This is the first comprehensive retrospective of the career of R. Crumb. Hardcover in dust jacket. Classic full length comic stories, all in color for the first time. Rare photos. Previously... Item #1106

More Info     Inquire
Price: $550.00
The R. Crumb Coffee Table Art Book
21.
R. Crumb Sketchbook April 1991 to September 1996 With Occasional Contributions By Sophie Crumb

Frankfurt, Germany: Zweitausendeins, 1997. First Edition. Decorative Cloth. Signed by Author 278 pages. Bound in black and brown cloth with gilt stamping on spine. Marble endpapers. Ribbon marker bound in. Included is the publisher's translation booklet with German text. Housed in near mint cardboard slipcase with paper label affixed to spine as issued. This copy has been hand-signed by R. Crumb on the half-title page in a decorative, playful scroll... Item #1105

More Info     Inquire
Price: $500.00
R. Crumb Sketchbook April 1991 to September 1996 With Occasional Contributions By Sophie Crumb
22.
Please Warm My Weiner

R. Crumb. Amsterdam, Holland: 2007. First edition. A beautiful limited edition silkscreen print numbered and signed by R. Crumb - "Please Warm My Weiner" - Crumb's "politically incorrect" cover art for the 1973 Yazoo LP of Old Time Hokum Blues. Measuring approx 24" x 24" and limited to an edition of 200 numbered and signed copies. This is copy# 106/200. As New. Item #1407

More Info     Inquire
Price: $450.00
Please Warm My Weiner
23.
Ukelele Ike (Cliff Edwards)

Amsterdam, Holland: 2007. First edition. Another beautiful limited edition silkscreen print numbered and signed by R. Crumb - "Ukulele Ike" - The cover art for the 1974 Yazoo LP by Cliff Edwards "I'm A Bear in a Lady's Boudoir". Measuring approx 24" x 24" and limited to an edition of 200 numbered and signed copies. This is copy# 95/200. As New. Item #1408

More Info     Inquire
Price: $300.00
Ukelele Ike (Cliff Edwards)
24.
The Bell Tower

Illustrated by Darcie Sanders. Chicago, Illinois: The Ravine Press, 1976. Limited Edition. 13" x 20" Broadside. This is #52/150. Mounted on stiff board, in protective shrink wrap. Signed by Diane Di Prima. Featuring an elegaic, haunting poem by Diane di Prima, among the few female members of the original Beat Generation. An important poet, publisher & memoirist for well over a half century, she is still active. The text is... Item #1651

More Info     Inquire
Price: $125.00
The Bell Tower
25.
Gunslinger

Berkeley, California: Wingbow Press, 1975. First Edition. Hardcover. This is Edward Dorn's most famous work, his magnum opus, published here in complete form for the first time in a first hardcover trade edition of only 450 copies. Along with his contemporaries Robert Creeley, Robert Duncan & Charles Olson, Edward Dorn (1929-1999) is associated with Black Mountain College as one of the key "Black Mountain Poets." The poem, first published in... Item #1652

More Info     Inquire
Price: $125.00
Gunslinger


Next 25
Great Lakes Great Reads
ABAA